operational resilience

Mar 01, 2023

Banks, ChatGPT, staffEmployees at some of the world's largest financial institutions have been blocked from using the artificial intelligence (AI) tool ChatGPT.

Feb 08, 2023

social media, whatsapp, crackdownSeveral major hedge funds in the US face being pulled into a widening probe of Wall Street's use of WhatsApp to conduct business.

Feb 08, 2023

quantum, computing, experimentsFrench bank Credit Agricole is the latest institution to hail the success of its experiments with quantum computing.

Feb 01, 2023

CISO, Hargreaves LansdownUK-based fund house Hargreaves Lansdown (HL) has bolstered its in-house technology team with the appointment of a chief information and security officer (CISO).

Nov 30, 2022

Global, regulator, infrastructureA number of financial market infrastructures (FMIs) have yet to develop their cyber response and recovery plans in line with the recommendations of global regulators.

Nov 24, 2022

Charifa El OtmaniInefficiencies in the securities settlement process can have serious knock-on effects throughout the transaction chain. Charifa El Otmani, director of capital markets strategy at Swift, discusses how this impacts asset managers today and how transaction tracking can help.

Nov 23, 2022

Private capitalPrivate capital funds are guilty of an ad hoc approach to adopting new technology that is now causing them a range of operational problems, suggests a recently published report.

Sep 28, 2022

LEIsCorfinancial’s David Veal examines the role of LEIs in the funds market’s post-trade settlement process.

Sep 28, 2022

Quantum, Security, Banque de FranceThe French central bank claims to have developed a library of security algorithms that will be resistant to the threat posed by quantum computing.

Aug 24, 2022

Credit SuisseSwiss bank and investment firm Credit Suisse has appointed former Bank of Ireland chief executive Francesca McDonagh as its group chief operating officer (COO).


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Roundtable: The digital transformation opportunity

The funds industry is looking at adopting new types of technology, from automation to ESG reporting, blockchain and tokenisation. A FundsTech roundtable in March explored how these will revolutionise the sector.

Tokenisation: The incredible potential of tokenisation

Tokenisation offers a new generation of investors access to a wide range of asset classes. But a lack of analysts is one reason why the market may not be ready for the possibilities, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Regulation: Panel calls for simplicity in ESG reporting

The industry accepts the need for more rigour in ESG fund reporting, but the work will be pointless if investors don’t understand the end result. Nicholas Pratt reports.

Cryptocurrencies: Crypto funds face long wait for regulatory approval

While crypto currencies forge onwards, access for investors who prefer to invest through regulated vehicles remains muted. A wait-and-see stance by regulators lies at the centre of this, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Managing the impact of ESG reporting

A rise in ESG reporting requirements is impacting asset managers in every conceivable way. The solution, discovers Nicholas Pratt, is to use all of this newly found data to form a closer relationship with the next generation of investors.

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